SCHOOL SAFETY PROGRAM

By Bob Katzen

Provides $120 million for a program of capital improvements to public colleges to ensure the wellbeing and safety of students, faculty, staff and the college community at large. The funding includes $100 million for new security cameras, door locks, active shooter detection systems, emergency communication systems, campus lighting and emergency call boxes. Another $15 million for cybersecurity, including software, security analytics, firewall upgrades, network infrastructure upgrades; and $5 million to hire campus cybersecurity personnel.

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